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Jitu Rai wins bronze in shooting World Cup

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Changwon, April 12: Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai on Sunday clinched the bronze medal in the Men’s 10-metre air pistol event at the ongoing shooting World Cup here. This is Jitu’s seventh consecutive medal in world shooting events, a run which started way back in June 2014, according to a tiol Rifle Association of India (NRAI) release.

On Sunday, Jitu started off very slowly, uble to score 10 or more with his shots with any form of regularity, before coming into his own midway through the fils to clinch bronze.

His South Korean rival and world No.1 Jin Jongoh won gold with a fil world record score of 206. Nuang Ye Tun of Malaysia won the silver medal in the event. IANS

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